Jul 2, 2011 6:00pm EDT
special forces raided osama bin laden's compound in pakistan, they found documents stating al qaeda was considering an attack on the u.s. on independence day. >> the greatest amount of security is that which you will not see. our combination of technology and plain clothes officers, and lots of enhanced ways to improve safety is probably the most robust plan that i've ever seen. >> reporter: metal detectors will be set up monday to screen tens of thousands of revelers, including this tourist from alaska. >> i would rather have the peace of mind knowing we're safe and at least being vigilant making sure nothing happens. it's well worth the few minutes that you're going to stand in line to get your bag checked. >> reporter: and those bags can include coolers. >> police will not confiscate sunscreen, police will not confiscate soft drinks or lemonade or iced tea or water. certainly, bring all of that to keep yourself hydrated. >> reporter: all in anticipation of the fireworks. to mark another safe and happy fourth. jane watrel, news 4. >>> the national mall will be closed for security
Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
been celebrated by many people, but a university in pakistan is seeing quite a different reaction. a group at punjab university is sponsoring a literary contest. the contest organizers are unknown, but students and teachers on campus brief a conservative islamic student group is behind this. in the past, the group has been accused of trying to enforce it religious views on the rest of the campus. sometimes attacking students they disagree with. >>> still ahead, taking the diet out of diet soda. why switching to sugar free may not make it easier to shed pounds. >>> and can airplanes control the weather? the reason some researchers say jets can help determine how navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really wan
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to cut off military aid to pakistan. or as one guy put it -- [ imitating bill clinton ] "that's not the first time she's threatened to cut something off. [ laughter and applause ] and she'll do it. she will do it." darryl. some tech news -- there are reports that twitter will start putting ads in user's timelines. that's going to be weird. right? it's going to be like, "i'm so sad. last night, my grandma passed away quietly in her sleep. do the dew!" [ laughter ] check this out, a european aircraft company is building a high speed jet that can go from new york to london in an hour. seriously? how about a jet that can go from the gate to the runway in an hour? [ laughter and applause ] that would be something -- that'd be something i want to see, man! you get it? >> steve: shame on you! uh! >> jimmy: shame on you. that's your new show, right? "shame on you." >> steve: yep. got it from arnold diaz. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: hey, you guys hear about this? a hot dog company in chicago is suing a rival company for stealing its secret recipe. just what we need, another weiner scandal.